Syraq SITREP 60: Putin and Trump Plan Syria Talks at Helsinki Summit, Neocons Claim Kremlin and Iran Plotting Attacks on U.S. Troops

Syraq SITREP 60: Putin and Trump Plan Syria Talks at Helsinki Summit, Neocons Claim Kremlin and Iran Plotting Attacks on U.S. Troops

The Syrian Arab Army is achieving rapid advances as part of Operation Basalt. Many ‘Free Syrian Army’ militants are surrendering without a fight, and a few have joined in the pro-government forces offensive against the Al-Qaeda linked jihadists. According to CNN, President Trump told King Abdullah during their meeting last week in Washington that he intends to strike a deal with Russian President Vladimir V. Putin to facilitate the withdrawal of American troops from the Al Tanf area bordering Jordan and Iraq. U.S. backed Kurdish fighters recently clashed with pro-government militias near the extensive deconfliction line the Americans enforce around their illegal under international law base. The Russian Defense Ministry has complained the Americans use al-Tanf to harbor and re-train former ISIS terrorists.

Naturally, The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board and reporters are disturbed, while the neocons are enraged that Trump would make any concessions to the Russians. But Trump reportedly intends to demand — in return for a phased American withdrawal — the complete exit of Iranian, Hezbollah and pro-Iranian Shi’a foreign fighters from Syria. Even with the great prestige Russia enjoys among its Syrian allies and frenemies in the Turks alike, it isn’t clear Putin can deliver on this demand. Damascus has hosted at least a few Iranian military advisers since the early 1980s.

Also, the prospect of a false flag operation, either against U.S. troops or a chemical attack on Syrian civilians to be blamed on Assad, is not to be taken lightly. If the globalists cannot stop the Trump-Putin summit now set for July 16 in the Finnish capital Helsinki, the neocons appear hellbent on spoiling or blocking any positive outcomes from it…

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Syraq SITREP 25: IAF F35 'Adirs' vs. Syria's Russian SAMs and Hezbollah

Syraq SITREP 25: IAF F35 'Adirs' vs. Syria's Russian SAMs and Hezbollah

Did two of the Israeli Air Force's Lockheed F35 jets get removed from service due to bird strikes, or because they had close encounters with Soviet vintage Syrian S200 SAMs?

That was the question asked by the respected among alt media websites Southfront.org, which was picked up by Zerohedge this week. However, the Russia Analyst believes, thanks to W the Intelligence Insider, that there is a third explanation for the reported temporary grounding of the two F35s. This theory ties in with advanced IAF/IDF preparations for an apparently delayed -- but hardly averted -- devastating second war between Israel and Hezbollah. A conflict W has warned in multiple RogueMoney radio programs will change the Middle East as we've known it.

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Syraq SITREP 24: SAA/Russians Crushing ISIS at Deir Ez Zor, Israeli Air Force 'Assassins Creed' Strike

Syraq SITREP 24: SAA/Russians Crushing ISIS at Deir Ez Zor, Israeli Air Force 'Assassins Creed' Strike

The Syrian Arab Army has completed its breakthrough to Deir Ez Zor, lifting a siege by Al-Qaeda and ISIS that had lasted almost continuously over three and a half years. Russian air power and advisors on the ground were pivotal to this success, which pro-jihadist neocons like CNN's Michael D. Weiss said would never happen. The opened desert corridor is likely to be reinforced with more SAA troops and possibly friendly Iraqi forces advancing from the east and west on Daesh held oil fields beyond the Euphrates. However, the exultation at starting the final chapter for ISIS' pseudo caliphate was tempered by a reminder that not everyone is pleased with the Syria war's approaching end.

On the same day a United Nations report blamed the Assad government for a series of chemical weapons attacks in jihadist held areas where the terrorists controlled the chain of evidence (and in the case of Khan Sheikhoun, places where UN personnel or international forensics experts never went), the Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck a facility in northwest Hama province near the city of Masyaf. Pro-Syria jihadist pundits like Charles Lister proclaimed that the struck area contained a chemical weapons plant, though no evidence has been produced by the U.S. or Israel to support this allegation. It seems just as likely, given recent Israeli news reports about Iran setting up rocket factories on Syrian territory, that the IAF struck facility was being set up to produce medium range ballistic or cruise missiles for Syria's armed forces.

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